The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 585 584
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1  
Contract jobs citing CAD 39 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.071% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.085% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 16
Median daily rate £275 £275 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £381 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £280 £348
% change year-on-year -1.78% -19.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.06 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.42% +2.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £19.58 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £34.66 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.77%  

CAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CAD in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CAD in England

CAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +26 13 - - 15
London +11 11 £400 +64.94% 4
West Midlands +29 8 - - 10
South East +18 6 £400 +42.85% 10
East Midlands -5 5 - - 4
South West - 5 £180 - 4
North of England +60 2 £275 -62.06% 7
East of England 0 2 - - 9
North West +22 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
CAD
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CAD.

1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (12.33%) Linux
5 9 (12.33%) AutoCAD
5 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
5 9 (12.33%) Teamcenter
6 8 (10.96%) Embedded C
6 8 (10.96%) Project Management
6 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
7 7 (9.59%) Windows
7 7 (9.59%) C
7 7 (9.59%) PLM
7 7 (9.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (8.22%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
8 6 (8.22%) Data Management
8 6 (8.22%) Automotive
8 6 (8.22%) Electronics
8 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
8 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
9 5 (6.85%) CATIA
9 5 (6.85%) PDM
9 5 (6.85%) Virtual Team
9 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.48%) BICSI RCDD
10 4 (5.48%) 4G

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.33%) AutoCAD
3 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.85%) CATIA
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (5.48%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 4 (5.48%) PTC Creo
5 4 (5.48%) Siemens NX
6 3 (4.11%) Windchill
7 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (2.74%) OrCAD
7 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
7 2 (2.74%) Solid Edge
8 1 (1.37%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.37%) EPLAN
8 1 (1.37%) Revit
8 1 (1.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) 3G
1 4 (5.48%) 4G
2 3 (4.11%) 2G
2 3 (4.11%) ATM
2 3 (4.11%) SDH
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) DHCP
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) GSM
3 2 (2.74%) UMTS
3 2 (2.74%) VoIP
3 2 (2.74%) WebEx
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) LTE
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) GIS
2 3 (4.11%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.74%) MS Access
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.22%) Automotive
2 6 (8.22%) Electronics
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Avionics
5 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Design Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) CAD Designer
3 7 (9.59%) Designer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) 3D Designer
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) AutoCAD Designer
5 5 (6.85%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Mechanical Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) CAD Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) HTML5
3 1 (1.37%) jQuery
3 1 (1.37%) LAMP
3 1 (1.37%) Laravel
3 1 (1.37%) REST
3 1 (1.37%) WAMP
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.22%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.85%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Digital Signage
5 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) HTC Vive
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 2 (2.74%) iPhone
6 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) SCADA
7 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) Project Management
2 7 (9.59%) PLM
3 6 (8.22%) Data Management
3 6 (8.22%) ITIL
4 5 (6.85%) PDM
4 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.48%) 3D Visualisation
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.48%) Presales
5 4 (5.48%) SDLC
5 4 (5.48%) Validation
6 3 (4.11%) Content Management
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.74%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) Embedded C
2 7 (9.59%) C
3 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) BICSI RCDD
4 3 (4.11%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.11%) HND
4 3 (4.11%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.74%) HNC
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) CRD IV
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Basel II
2 1 (1.37%) Basel III
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.37%) EMIR
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) EMC
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) VMware
3 2 (2.74%) Apple
3 2 (2.74%) Autodesk
3 2 (2.74%) BMC
3 2 (2.74%) Cadence
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco
3 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
3 2 (2.74%) NetApp
4 1 (1.37%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.37%) Red Box
4 1 (1.37%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.37%) Siemens
West Sussex
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Midlands
RP International
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 9 days ago